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Learn over lunch: Tier 4 webinars focus on fluid contamination issues

Learn over lunch: Tier 4 webinars focus on fluid...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 10, 2013

Plan to have a seat in front of your computer and grab a sandwich as Richard Hassebrock presents two Tier ...

Save money, boost uptime, be a hero with smart tire management

Save money, boost uptime, be a hero with smart tire...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 01, 2013

  There are two truths every contractor or fleet manager should know about tires. 1. Tires are expensive. After fuel and wages, ...

Does it pay for contractors to run a truck or fleet on natural gas?

Does it pay for contractors to run a truck or fleet on...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 01, 2013

Remember when diesel was $2 a gallon and you could drive your big trucks without gasping at the cost of a ...

Understanding hydraulic fluid

Understanding hydraulic fluid

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2013

Engine lubricating oils get a lot of attention in heavy equipment maintenance schedules and for good reason. They must be ...

Case launches SiteWatch telematics solution

Case launches SiteWatch telematics solution

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2013

Case today announced through its website the launch of its first telematics solution SiteWatch. The company says SiteWatch delivers vital ...

Tracking undercarriage wear on compact excavators is a must

Tracking undercarriage wear on compact excavators is a...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 02, 2013

Compact excavators are often workhorses on jobsites, spending the day digging trenches or picking and placing materials. In these applications, ...

Ethanol a suspect in corrosion from Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel

Ethanol a suspect in corrosion from Ultra Low Sulfur...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 01, 2013

Since the introduction of Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel in 2007, a growing number of diesel storage tanks and dispensing systems ...

GM first to offer maintenance plan to fleet buyers

GM first to offer maintenance plan to fleet buyers

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 03, 2013

Our sister magazine Pro Pickup has a really great news item today for any and all fleet buyers. General Motors has ...

Bobcat stresses importance of compact excavator greasing

Bobcat stresses importance of compact excavator...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 06, 2012

Of course, the below video is very specific to Bobcat compact excavators, but we here at Equipment World found the ...

Telematics saves contractors big on time and money

Telematics saves contractors big on time and money

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 01, 2012

The telematics portion of the 2012 Association of Equipment Management Professionals Asset Management Symposium wrapped up with presentations from contractors and ...

Ohio DOT gets creative with revenue generation

Ohio DOT gets creative with revenue generation

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 05, 2012

Finding new ways to generate revenue is always a challenge, but the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is taking on ...

Ohio DOT launches ‘SMART’ program to...

Posted by Staff Report on May 22, 2012

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is hoping to generate millions of dollars in new money by launching a program ...

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